'''Airdate:''' April 11, 2010

Our story starts by Peter getting a jury duty notice, thinking that he was specially chosen for the duty, but becomes disappointed when it turns out that everybody gets to serve jury duty. He attempts to get out of it but fails. When he gets home, Tom and Diane announce on the news that a black hole is eating up the solar system and the Earth will be destroyed in 24 hours.

Soon, everyone in town goes out of their way to spend their last day on Earth. Herbert finally attempts to have sex with Chris, Quagmire has sex swith Bonnie and Peter steals a lion from the zoo. As the countdown reaches its final seconds, Peter decides to get it out of the way and admits he hates being around the kids. And then, Tom and Diane reveal that the whole news report was a prank for April Fool's Day.

After Peter's shocking revelation, Meg, Chris and Stewie ostracize Peter. After realizing how angry they are at him, Peter attempts to to get them to reconcile with him buy spending time with them, but he fails. After a rather heartfelt apology, they still don't buy it, so Peter gets them an Xbox 360.

!!"April in Quahog" contains examples of:
* AprilFoolsPlot
-->'''Tom:''' Yes, April Fools. We, at Channel 5 News conducted the whole black hole story as part of our commitment to be infestive around the holidays.
-->'''Diane:''' And with only 87 suicides and widespread looting, we think this was a pretty successful practical joke!
-->'''Brian:''' ''[[DudeNotFunny You DICKS!]]''
** There was also a real April Fool's prank to promote this episode, as promo pictures promised that [[WesternAnimation/AmericanDad Stan and Francine Smith]] and [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Hank Hill]] were to appear, but they didn't. They did, however, appear on a season eleven episode.
* BorrowedCatchphrase
-->'''Meg:''' Shut up, dad!
* CaptainObvious
-->'''Brian:''' Does it bite?
-->'''Peter:''' Of course it bites. It's a lion.
* EyeScream: Peter removes his eyeball while high on crystal meth.
* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The first part has Peter on jury duty, the second part is about widespread panic over the world supposedly ending, and the third has Peter trying to be a better father.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Peter.
* NWordPrivileges: On his supposed last day, Peter decides to shout the N-word in an all-black neighborhood [[note]](the DVD version actually shows him going to the neighborhood to do it and calling it "the N-word"; on TV, the N-word is referred to as the "you-know-what-word" and there's no scene of him in the all-black neighborhood)[[/note]]. He comes back wearing RequisiteRoyalRegalia and a sash reading "King of the Black People".
-->'''Peter:''' They respected me for it.
* SpoofAesop (and BrokenAesop): "If you can't earn your kids' respect, you can always buy it."